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Oct 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. something you're not even using. how to find nearly $800 tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, a halloween hurricane is on a collision course with the east coast. hurricane sandy, threatening to blast millions of americans with rain, snow and wicked wind. it's an unprecedented super storm in the offing, and if it happens, it could last for days. storm, sandy is off the coast of florida, sunday, just off north carolina and then head on into new york on tuesday. our extreme weather team tracking it all tonight and abc's meteorologist ginger zee starts us off from miami, where they are already seeing signs of what's to come. ginger? >> reporter: diane, the winds have gusted to 50-plus miles an hour and that beast is still over 300 miles away from south florida. this is just the beginning of our journey with sandy, the hurricane that could become a superstorm. hurricane sandy, crashing through the caribbean. it exploded in size and strength today as it hit the bahamas, after relentlessly pounding jamaica. the category 2 hurricane blasted out winds of over 110 miles per hour, a
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
tonight. abc's jake tapper leading us off, jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. that's right. it is crunch time. this is the last chance both candidates have to deliver their messages directly to tens of millions of voters, unfiltered and as the new abc news/"washington post" indicates it is either man's to lose. president obama arrived in palm beach county this afternoon where skies are blue but a debate storm is brewing. mitt romney seems to have some momentum, but our poll underscores a problem for him. one of the reasons this race remains so tight -- a majority of voters continues toty a president romney would favor the wealthy rather than the middle class. >> what he's selling is not a five-point plan. it's really just a one-point plan. folks at the top get to play with a different set of rules than you do. >> reporter: by contrast, 66% of voters think the president has done more to favor the middle class over the wealthy, and a majority says he better understands the economic problems people in this country are having. though some good news for romney. overall, he has a sli
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
cabinet. >> i went to a number of women's groups, said, can you help us? and they brought us binders full of women. >> reporter: binders of women was the number one searched item on google today and a punch line for democrats. >> we don't have to collect binders to find qualified, talented women. >> reporter: re-energizing supporters is one thing and the president seems to have accomplished that. we don't yet know if the president has won over any converts. and with the race incredibly tight, including here in ohio, time is running out. diane? >> all right, jake tapper out in the field with the president tonight. >>> and also watching the debate last night was our own jonathan karl, who weighs in now with his personal scorecard. >> reporter: when it comes to the biggest whopper of the debate, mitt romney took the prize when he claimed that he would have done exactly what president obama did to save the auto industry. >> that was precisely what i recommended and ultimately what happened. >> reporter: that's just plain wrong. the president did put the auto companies through chapter 11
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
spending up and part of the comeback, the housing market stirring to life. abc's cecilia vega tells us how much. >> reporter: it's the latest sign that america's real estate is on the rebound. greg steinberg and alexandra becket are flipping houses. they bought this two-bedroom home in los angeles and plan to fix it up and sell it fast, making a $50,000 profit. >> so this is the hallway that leads to the bathroom, and the two bedrooms over there. >> reporter: this was the bathroom. was, the operative word. just four months ago, this was a living room and the dining room. and you can see now this house is completely under construction. just gutted. but in a matter of just two months, it will be on the market and up for sale. flipping homes helped fuel the real estate bubble, and it made for tv gold. remember all those shows? from "flip this house" to "flip that house." >> one, two, three. let's get paid. >> reporter: today around the country, there are 25% more homes being flipped than last year. and sellers are walking away with an average profit of $29,000. much the houses that you're sel
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tell us what she could see at the desk we couldn't see at home. >>> money maker. what happened today at the nation's superstores? it could save you a lot of money on your holiday shopping and we'll show you how. >>> hitting the brakes at nascar. in a season of seismic crashes, why racing legend dale earnhardt jr. says he's getting out of the car before people get hurt. >>> and rolling on. ♪ start me up >> mick jagger and the stones have a brand new move tonight. what have they done now? >>> good evening on this friday night. we begin with the aftershocks from that epic clash last night, that fiery debate between vice vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. we now know that 51 million of us watched. so, who won? and what does it mean for the presidential race? with just 25 days to go before americans go to the polls, your voice, your vote. and our team is standing by, including the moderator of the debate, our own martha raddatz. but we begin with abc's jonathan karl right now. jon? >> reporter: diane, it was an even harder fought than the presidential debate, but
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, the last debate is over, and 59 million of us watched. now the campaign is headed to your doorstep. president obama and governor mitt romney powering across the country. obama will travel to seven. romney, to five. and this razor thin race got even closer. every night we'll bring you a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll and tonight the candidates are separated. look at this. just 0.07%. that's about 91,000 people out of an estimated 140 voters in this country. 14 days to go. it's "your voice, your vote" and abc's david muir is in the middle of the action in the swing state of colorado. david? >> reporter: diane, good evening from the rockies. i got to tell you it did not take long for both candidates to race out off that 2350i7b8 debate last night. in fact, on the tarmac in florida this morning, i was on a plane, passengers looking out the window seeing air force one waiting for the president. then the romney plane taxiing off. a real urgency with two weeks left and this race high. u.s. the mad dash to the finish line, the president an
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 6:30pm EDT
get in touch with you. >> please turn the camera off. >> reporter: he may not want to talk to us, but he admitted to a grand jury he had suspicions, even though he said he didn't know of any assaults. nothing to say to him mom? nothing to say to aaron? nothing at all? >> and chris is here now. chris, you seek out other adults on this young man's behalf? >> reporter: we do. the principal who told aaron's mother to go home when they made allegations of abuse. the prosecutor for the attorney general, it took three years for this case to be brought. we find out why, for aaron tonight. >> and you were saying, you don't call him victim number one around here. >> reporter: no, we call him hero number one and there are already rumblings there may be an investigation into how this was handled. >> i want everybody to be sure to know you can see all of chris cuomo's exclusive report, it is stunning and it is tonight on "20/20" at 10:00 p.m. eastern. >>> and now, we turn to the race for the white house. these pictures say it all. the candidates and their running mates and their wives, all ou
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tapper and abc's david muir are traveling with the candidates to tell us how you train for a debate night that could change everything. jake leads us off. jake? >> reporter: diane, top obama campaign officials have been poring over republican debate tapes, studying mitt romney. and according to one person familiar with the president's debate preparations, it has been exhausting work and the president is definitely out of practice, though, of course, the campaign has been trying to lower expectations. president obama has been practicing for wednesday's debate at the westin lake las vegas resort and spa, 17 miles from the las vegas strip. presidential debate veteran senator john kerry is participating in the mock debates, pretending to be a different patrician wealthy massachusetts pol, mitt romney. yesterday, in las vegas, the president tried to lower expectations. >> i know folks in the media are speculating already on who's going to have the best zingers. >> you are! >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> reporter: a new "washington post"/abc news poll shows the
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:30pm EDT
community told us that they knew. >> reporter: and that is where the investigation is now foe combusted not only on security failure, diane, but intelligence failure, as well. >> all right, thank you, martha. it will be great to be watching the debate with you. as well. >>> and we move next to that 14-year-old girl fighting for her life shot in the head by the taliban because she wanted an education. tonight malala yousafzai is proving that the bullet did not take her fighting spirit. abc's muhammad lila now on how she's doing and this hidden world of so many young girls around the world, risking their lives just to read a book. >> reporter: for the first time, doctors treating 14-year-old malala yousafzai say the worst is over. >> she is showing every sign of being just every bit as strong as we have been led to believe that she is. >> reporter: her case drew offers of help from around the world, from angelina jolie to former congress p wom gabrielle giffords, and her husband, astronaut mark kelly, for years maldefied the taliban speaking out demanding the right of all girls to go to s
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is on top of us right now. >> reporter: it is aligned -- it is going to get worse during the next high tide. where mac this is taking shelter, what you're saying right now, that is what we are doing, one of the safest and driest places this will be an historic storm for so many but the storm surge is 90 minutes away from high tide and we will have many more pictures throughout the broadcast but for now, we will head back to diane. >> thank you, gender. we will be checking back in with you throughout this one-hour broadcast . this is the view from above, the super storm stretching across one third of this country from florida to canada. 1000 miles long delivering the damage once every century flood waters rising for hours to, as ginger said and stormed champion is reporting from lower manhattan about ready to be had. sam? >> reporter: sam -- diane i am standing water in new york harbor is over the edge and we are standing and it. this is just what are the just washed up and you know, before i came to abc news i covered new york weather for 25 years and i have never seen water in lo
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. how do you survive a 25-car pileup at 200 miles an hour. nascar pros teach us about surviving a crash on the highway. >>> and never let go. that famous movie scene fighting for life in the water. something brand new tonight. rose and jack could have done to have a happy ending. >> i'll never let go, jack. >>> and a good evening on this holiday to you and as we come on the air, the evidence is pouring in, that presidential debate last week was a game changer. at least for now. here's the newest poll. for the first time governor mitt romney pulling ahead leaving president obama among likely voters. the president is under pressure tonight so what are his plans to turn this around? 29 days to go before americans head to the polls, it's "your voice, your vote," and abc's jake tapper has been working the phones talking to campaign insiders. he's at the white house. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, the obama campaign's official line is that the president's debate performance did not change the fundamentals of the race, but behind the scenes with that new poll, some top democrats
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
starts us off right now from miami. sam? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, sandy is running parallel to the florida coastline, but creating a stir in places really far north from here. like washington, d.c., states like new york, virginia, maryland, have all declared a state of emergency, ahead of this storm. even the u.s. navy is taking this storm seriously, pulling 21 ships out of the harbor in norfolk, feeling they'll be safer in the open water when this storm comes on shore. where is this storm? you'll see in the track that it is still expected to run up the coastline, going out a little bit, then coming back in and making a sharp left turn on monday, toward the shoreline. spaghetti models indicate we don't know exactly where this storm will make landfall yet. we will pinpoint as we get closer. wherever this storm is going, it's going to make even more headlines. sandy's already killed at least 30 people in its march across the caribbean. seen from space, this storm is monster-sized. clouds stretch 2,000 miles. tropical storm-force winds extend almost 500 miles. and it w
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
tonight about the clues they have found? abc's senior national correspondent jim avila tells us. >> reporter: boston's logan field -- one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which, nearly half the fleet taken out of service today. as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight -- as they have three separate times. >> the seats are loose. >> we're not sure if it is a mechanical failure or a human failure. >> reporter: american saying today it has identified the problem -- because seats came loose in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the seats came in rows of three. the row is held to the floor with a cadle clamp. that was improperly installed. >> on the safety side of the situation, american's doing haul that it can do right now to ensure that the seats are being looked at and installed as correctly as possible. >> reporter: american says the investigation is still underway, but so far the airline cannot give a solid answer as to why now. these seats have been in use for up to 20 years, and never come loose before. aviation sou
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. so, david, start us off. >> reporter: diane, good evening from the debate hall here at the university of denver. you can see the stage behind me. everything planned right down to the minute tonight. president obama will enter from the right. the governor from massachusetts, governor romney entering from the left. to give you an idea of the setting here, about 1,000 people inside this debate hall, when it starts. look behind the cameras tonight. we're inside a hockey arena that normally seats 8,000 but they've created this intimate setting as tens of millions watch from their living rooms tonight. when president obama and mitt romney walk onto that stage tonight, it will be the first time they've met face to face in four years. last time, during the presidential race in 2008, during those back-to-back democratic and republican presidential debates during the primaries when candidates from both sides were called on the stage, it was senator obama and governor romney talking. the president congratulated romney when he clinched the republican nomination and this moment in 2007, a labor da
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
here with us, right now. david? >> reporter: great to see you in person, diane. not only were the jobs numbers a welcome sign for the americans lucky enough to get those jobs, they were very welcome by the president today, fighting to keep his job. and after that debate performance this week, tonight, that spring in his step is back. bounding up to the podium, the new jobs numbers were more than just a economic jolt, they were a political one. today, the president in the battleground of virginia. >> this morning, we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> reporter: hours later, in the battleground of ohio. >> it's a reminder that this country's come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: today, after nearly four years of unemployment above 8%, what economists called a sharp drop. down to that 7.8%, a psychological benchmark, broken. and a boost for the president, just days after his disappointing debate performance against a challenger who came ready. >> but you've been president four years. >> reporter: for months now, central to mit
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we will see you again at 6 >>> this is "world news," tonight, crunch time. behind the scenes as the candidates prepare for tomorrow night's showdown. with president obama locked down in debate prep, our new poll shows romney supporters fired up as never before. >>> the comeback, a brand-new sign of the housing recovery. why this couple thinks they're going to make $60,000 in a matter of months and why it's good for your neighborhood. >>> classroom controversy. they are inexpensive language classes offered around the country for kids in budget-strapped school districts. wait until you hear who is paying for the teachers. >>> and living on the edge. the man who jumped down from space. tonight, we tell you what it felt like inside that suit to rocket through the stratosphere at 800 miles per hour. >>> good evening on this monday night. as we come on the air, the countdown is on to the big rematch between president obama and governor mitt romney. the next presidential debate just one day away, and here's where we are tonight, both men wer
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
debate drama. the president tries to rally after mitt romney's big night. what insiders tell us today about why the president was off his game. >>> breaking news. those loose passenger seats force american airlines to ground 48 planes tonight, causing even more delays and cancelled flights. >>> health alert. a mysterious outbreak of meningitis, deaths, serious illness. and it's linked to a treatment for back pain which was somehow contaminated. >>> real money. can we put thousands of dollars in your pocket right now? doubling the value of that old car in your driveway. >>> good evening. we begin with that question we heard asked across the country today. what was going on with president obama at the big debate with governor mitt romney last night? we have learned that 67.2 million americans were watching last night and governor romney came out swinging. the president seemed to be dodging the fight. with only 33 days to go until your voice, your vote, why was the president off his game? has the whole race changed today? we'll start with abc's jake tapper, he is in wisconsin, traveling
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
storm will hit the east coast? abc's senior weather editor sam champion tracking it for us tonight. >> reporter: hurricane sandy is pounding jamaica tonight with punishing 80-mile-an-hour winds and more than a foot of heavy rain. residents and tourists are hunkering down. after jamaica, the 18th named storm of the season will cut across cuba and the bahamas before expanding in size as it blows towards the south florida coast friday morning. tonight, there are already tropical storm watches there. but, where sandy goes next is a bit of an october surprise. it was last october when another storm system dumped more than a foot of snow on halloween. many kids were forced to trick-or-treat in malls, as their communities struggled with widespread power outages. east coast power companies are already gearing up for sandy. another thing to keep in mind -- conditions this year are similar to october 1991, the year of the "perfect storm," when a hurricane combined with a huge cold weather system, the resulting storm killed 12 people and caused $200 million in damages. when a tropical system
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
armstrong was at the center of the drug use, what's being called the most sophisticated doping program in the history of sport. nearly 1,000 pages of testimony, lab results, financial transactions showing not only did armstrong dope, but demanded his teammates dope, as well. they say. and supplied them with illegal substances. >>> and a warning tonight about the air bags in your car. the national highway traffic safety administration warning about counterfeit air bags installed by repair shops. they look like the real thing, but they're not. so, how do you know what's in your car? abc's david kerley on that. >> reporter: this airbag, supposed to save your life, exposeds. fire shooting out of the steering wheel. it's a counterfeit. here it is again. the fake literally shooting parts and flames right at the driver. or this bag, another fake, that only partially inflates. customs agents were spotting fakes and when these tests of the suspected chinese-made counter counterfeits came back, the alert went out. >> when people try to think about counterfeiting having largely to do with somebody s
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
perez starts us out in little ferry, new jersey, still underwater, rescue is under way right now. alex. >> reporter: well, diane, we've learned president obama will be in new jersey surveying the damage tomorrow, but i want you to take a look around me here. this is what many blocks across little ferry, new jersey, look like tonight, completely submerged. if you look down some streets, you'll see cars that tried to get out but just could not. in this neighborhood alone, more than 400 stranded people were rescued today. rescuers made their way through flooded streets today picking up stranded families. >> want to come out? >> reporter: and the boats bringing people to where they could be trucked to safety. whole families huddled together in the backs of trucks. >> the entire first floor gone. able to go on the second floor. power is down. water is almost gone. we have a baby and elderly person. >> baby, baby here. >> reporter: the frantic rescue operation began around midnight last night after sandy's storm surge swamped new jersey. >> happened so fast, within 15 minutes we had 10
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
supermarket. >>> and, guess who? ♪ the patriarch of the addams family giving us all halloween advice. our spooky "person of the week." ♪ the addams family >>> good evening. as we head into this weekend together, 66 million americans are bracing for impact. hurricane sandy, lumbering up the east coast and threatening to come ashore as an unprecedented superstorm. it means epic winds, snow, flooding rain from florida to the carolinas, maryland to maine. and the storm is so wide, it could cover two-thirds of the united states. the fierce winds at the center cover an area almost the size of texas. our extreme weather team is in the storm zone tonight and abc's weather editor sam champion starts us off right now from miami. sam? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, sandy is running parallel to the florida coastline, but creating a stir in places really far north from here, like washington, d.c., states like new york, virginia, maryland, have all declared a state of emergency ahead of this storm. even the u.s. navy is taking this storm seriously, pulling 21 ships out of the harbor in no
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
jake tapper is going to start us off tonight. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, first, let's talk about the stagecraft. vice president biden will be coming on stage from that side. congressman ryan from the other. our own martha raddatz, of course, moderates in the middle seat. the pressure is on. the vice president, not to cede any of the energy or desire to his opponent as president obama seemed to do last week. their campaigns are relishing the spotlight. vice president biden's team sent out these photos of him practicing on a mock set in a delaware hotel, where congressman chris van hollen has played biden's opponent, congressman paul ryan, in practice debates. ryan has been in debate camp with top republican lawyer, ted olson, playing the vice president. and now, practice time is over. >> the time to memorize your answers or practice a pivot and attack or a punch and counter punch is over. by this point, you are trying to get to that happy place, the happy warrior. you are usually with the family. >> reporter: ryan today tweeted this photo of him and his 7-year-ol
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
life. >> i actually had a great life. >> join us as a new conversation begins in america tonight. >>> good evening, as we come on the air former penn state coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to prison for the rest of his life. he is 68 and today he was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars. the price for sexually abusing children and today in the courtroom, he defiantly stood face to face with some of his victims who were just ten feet away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> reporter: this is what three months in the slammer can do to a man. jerry sandusky has lost weight, his skin turned gray and his gregarious, everyone's pal persona, shrunken inward. the arrogance, gone. >> he did not have that annoying grin. he is a defeated man today. >> reporter: and that was before the judge lowered the boom -- not a day less than 30 years, as many as 60. >> he will not get out until he is 97 or 98 years old. so he's going to die in prison. >> reporter: his wife, dottie, in court for support. sandusky complained about the verdict, and in a defiant but tr
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
them. >> thanks for joining us. world news is next. >>> this is "world news." tonight, breakthrough. jobs increase, unemployment down. back where it was four years ago. the president, fired up. >> unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> but what does this really mean for the election and the country? >>> a massive emergency response. tonight, patients calling in, worried they've been injected with meningitis. what it's like to wake up today and wonder if it's you. >> i'm not just concerned for me, i'm concerned for many. >>> the sting. brian ross showed you tsa officers stealing your things, right out of your bag. tonight, he gets action. >>> and -- >> bond. james bond. >> the women, the weapons, the wit. >> i think he got the point. >> 50 years after the first one hit the screen, we have a brand new message tonight from the very first spy we loved. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with american jobs. and a number we have not seen in nearly four years. unemployment, now 7.8%. a surprising dip, dropping after 43 months above 8%. 114,000 new jobs add
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
] abc's terry moran spent the day in that town and he's standing by with the very latest for us right now. terry? >> reporter: diane, this is what you see throughout the jersey shore right now. homes just rippled right off their foundations. this was someone's living room. there's a kitchen back there, a bathroom over here. but look down here. none of the infrastructure of the house is left. it's somewhere else. and that is why the real threat here right up and down the shore is what you can't see. fires rage in the town of mantoloking on the jersey shore early this morning, fueled by natural gas. it is a harbinger of a worst-case scenario here -- a potential disaster after the disaster. >> you can hear the gas. you can smell the gas. everywhere you go, you hear "shh", just all the open gas lines going. just scared to death. [ hissing ] >> reporter: do you hear that? that is the sound that everyone left in this town is faring the most. it is a hissing gas main. street after street. you can smell it in the air. and fire officials are concerned that these towns are basically ticking time bo
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